A special 4-minute video with highlights from the World Youth Chess Championships was broadcasted on the big screen during the closing ceremony.
Immediately after the WYCC closing ceremony, Chief Arbiter Panagiotis Nikolopoulos, obviously relieved after successfully completing the monumental event, gave an interview for the official website.
The 2010 World Youth Chess Championship concluded with a grandiose closing ceremony in the packed Olympic Hall. After the final greetings from the members of the Organising Committee and the Chief Executive Officer of the Porto Carras Resort Mr Vasilis Vasilakis, the Chief Arbiter Mr Panagiotis Nikolopoulos announced the winners of all twelve age categories [...]
Besides the Champions and medal winners from the 2010 World Youth Chess Championships, another group of players will feel a great satisfaction after the competition. A total of 15 have earned the title norms, increasing the number of norms from the earlier round nine report. GM Norm: Steven Zierk (Open U18) IM Norms: Liu [...]
The record breaking World Youth Chess Championships concluded in Porto Carras, Greece. The winners and the medalists are already known and will be awarded at the closing ceremony. Only one group was decided before the last day, and R11 turned out to be one of the most exiting WYCC finishes ever. The players continued battling [...]
Round 11 of the World Youth Chess Championships 2010 is underway in Porto Carras, Greece. The first photos are already available in the gallery, more will be added to it all day long. Live games here
Round 10 video of the World Youth Chess Championships and interviews with the leaders of the Open U18 section.
Li Yunshan (CHN) is the first player to secure the gold medal at the 2010 World Youth Chess Championships in Porto Carras. The Chinese young talent has 9,5/10 and is the winner of the Girls U8 section, as the closest competitors are 1,5 points behind. One round before the end of the WYCC none of [...]
Round 10 of the World Youth Chess Championships 2010 is underway in Porto Carras, Greece. The first photos are already available in the gallery, more will be added to it all day long. Live games here
The record breaking World Youth Chess Championships is past round 9 and already eleven players have reached norms The results so far confirm 7 new IM norms in the Open U18 section – FM Steven Zierk (USA) (interview with him here and here) , FM Angel Arribas Lopez (ESP), FM Pouya Idani (IRI), FM Ayaz [...]